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Great news! “The Tall Blond Man with One Black Shoe” is on Amazon Prime—and a very good print

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It is so much better than the American remake with Tom Hanks, as is immediately obvious from the change in the title: the American version is titled “The Man with One Red Shoe.”

Watch the real thing, and watch it now. Terrific movie.

Have I ever steered you wrong?

It has its own subtitles already, so don’t turn subtitles on.

UPDATE: I would add that, fittingly, has a wide range of humor, as a symphony has a wide range of loudness—from close to daily-life ordinary to hysterical farce for one, from pianissimo to fortissimo for the other. American comedies, like (say) rock and roll, tend to have a much narrower range, the music played all at one volume, the humor, all of the same punch-line type, being continuous throughout, like I imagine would be a conversation with Henny Youngman.

The set-up is Hitchcockian (cf. North by Northwest et al.).

Wonderful movie. Don’t rush it.

Written by LeisureGuy

1 January 2017 at 9:13 pm

Posted in Movies & TV

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